LG LHB977 User Manual

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BD-ROM Disc Features

BD-ROM Discs can store 25 GB (single layer) or 50 GB (dual layer) on a

single sided disc - about 5 to 10 times the capacity of a DVD.

BD-ROM Discs also support the highest quality HD video available in the

industry (up to 1920 x 1080) - Large capacity means no compromise on

video quality. Furthermore, a BD-ROM disc has the same familiar size and

look as DVD.

The following BD-ROM disc features are disc dependent and will vary .
Appearance and navigation of features will also vary from disc to disc.
Not all discs will have the features described below .
BD-ROM, Hybrid disc have both BD-ROM and DVD (or CD) layers on one

side. On such discs, BD-ROM layer will be only played back in this player .

Video highlights

The BD-ROM format for movie distribution supports three highly advanced

video codecs, including MPEG-2, MPEG4 AVC (H.264), and SMPTE VC1.

HD video resolutions are also available:

1920 x 1080 HD
1280 x 720 HD

Graphic planes

Two individual, full HD resolution (1920x1080) graphic planes (layers) are

available, on top of the HD video layer . One plane is assigned to video-

related, frame accurate graphics (like subtitles), and the other plane is

assigned to interactive graphic elements, such as buttons or menus.

For both planes, various wipes, fades and scroll ef fects may be available.

For High-Definition Playback

To view high-definition contents from BD-ROM discs, an HDTV is required.

Some discs may require HDMI OUT for viewing of high-definition contents.

Ability to view high-definition contents in BD-ROM discs may be limited

depending on the resolution of your TV.

Menu sounds

When you highlight or select a menu option, sounds can be heard such as

button clicks or a voice-over explaining the highlighted menu choice.

Multi-page/PopUp Menus

With DVD-Video, playback is interrupted each time a new menu screen is

accessed. Due to BD-ROM disc’s ability to preload data from the disc with-

out interrupting playback, a menu can consist of several pages.

You can browse through the menu pages or select dif ferent menu paths,

while the audio and video remain playing in the background.


Certain BD-ROM Discs may contain animated menus and/or trivia games.

User Browsable Slideshows

With BD-ROM Discs, you can browse through various still pictures while

the audio remains playing.


Depending on what is contained on the BD-ROM disc, you may be able to

select different font styles, sizes and colors for some subtitles. Subtitles

may also be animated, scrolled or faded in and out.

BD-J Interactive Capability

The BD-ROM format supports Java for interactive functions. “BD-J” of fers

content providers almost unlimited functionality when creating interactive

BD-ROM titles.

BD-ROM Disc Compatibility

This player supports BD-ROM Profile 2.

• Discs supporting BD-Live (BD-ROM version 2 Profile 2) that allows inter-

active functions to be used when this unit is connected to the Internet in

addition to the BONUSVIEW function.

• Discs supporting BONUSVIEW (BD-ROM version 2 Profile 1 version

1.1/Final Standard Profile) that allows Virtual packages or Picture-in-

Picture functions to be used.

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